- Born: Nov 29, 1826, Fayette County, Pennsylvania 35,42
- Marriage: Sarah Daugherty on Aug 22, 1852 in Monroe County, Ohio 42
- Died: Sep 14, 1911, Wayne County, Illinois at age 84 146
Buried at Cariens Cemetary, Wayne County, Illinois (Hilliard, Billie)
Died of "paralysis". Came from Ohio to Wayne County, Illinois in the spring of 1858.
From a history of Wayne County, Illinois:
"JAMES W. HILLIARD farmer, P.O. Jeffersonville, was born
November 29, 1826, in Fayette County, Penn., son of George B.
Hilliard, of Wayne County, Ill., and was educated in Noble and
Belmont Counties, Ohio. He came to Wayne County, Ill., in the spring
of 1858, and has been County Surveyor for 12 years, Deputy for 4 years,
Supervisor for 4 years, Town Clerk for 4 or 5 years, Highway
Commissioner for 9 years, and Justice of the Peace for 8 years.
He is a member of the Catholic Church, and was married in Monroe, Ohio,
August 22, 1852, to Sarah Daugherty, of the same county, by whom
he had ten children, nine living ---- George, John, William, James,
Thomas, David, Sylvester, Mary and Hannah. Subject owns 1,011 acres
of land in Wayne County, Ill. Politics, Democratic."
James married Sarah Daugherty, daughter of William Daugherty and Nancy Ann Drum, on Aug 22, 1852 in Monroe County, Ohio.42 (Sarah Daugherty was born on Apr 24, 1831 in Ohio 35,42 and died on Oct 16, 1904 in Wayne County, Illinois 35,42.)